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30 TV Shows From The ’00s You Should Be Embarrassed You Forgot About

Bahut saara throwback.

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1. Sanjivani

Best part: Whistling along to the theme song and an occasional glimpse of an incredibly hot Mohnish Behl.
Star Plus

Best part: Whistling along to the theme song and an occasional glimpse of an incredibly hot Mohnish Behl.

2. Sansani

Best part: Screaming "Sannaate ko cheerti sansani" along with the host.
Star News

Best part: Screaming "Sannaate ko cheerti sansani" along with the host.

3. Baa, Bahoo aur Baby

Best part: Gattu innocently asking questions and making you wish for a younger sibling like him.
Hats Off Productions

Best part: Gattu innocently asking questions and making you wish for a younger sibling like him.

4. Fame Gurukul

Sony
Sony

Best part: Watching members of the house, including a smol Arijit Singh, fight each other every week for the top spot.

5. Get Gorgeous

Best part: Literally any makeover episode from the season was great. Or even the America's Next Top Model-like eliminations.
Channel [V]

Best part: Literally any makeover episode from the season was great. Or even the America's Next Top Model-like eliminations.

6. Boogie Woogie

Best part: This was THE dance reality show before reality shows were a thing. Plus, there was the off-chance of having the joy of watching Javed Jaffrey dance.
Sony

Best part: This was THE dance reality show before reality shows were a thing. Plus, there was the off-chance of having the joy of watching Javed Jaffrey dance.

7. Shararat

Best part: Watching Jiya quash Pam's dreams of dating Dhruv with Nani's help.
Star Plus

Best part: Watching Jiya quash Pam's dreams of dating Dhruv with Nani's help.

8. Son Pari

Best part: Feeling envy every time Sona aunty came to rescue Frooti for every stupid decision she made. Also, "Ittubittuchimpatoota".
Star Plus

Best part: Feeling envy every time Sona aunty came to rescue Frooti for every stupid decision she made. Also, "Ittubittuchimpatoota".

9. [V] Hotline

Best part: Among the many song request shows on TV at the time, Hotline stood out because of the faces hosting them. Gaurav Kapur and Purab Kohli were good enough for these men to become thirst icons of their time. MMMMHMMM.

10. Dill Mill Gayye

Best part: Watching Karan Singh Grover and Jennifer Winget fall in love with each other IRL and on the show, which was a sad rehash of Sanjivani.
Star One

Best part: Watching Karan Singh Grover and Jennifer Winget fall in love with each other IRL and on the show, which was a sad rehash of Sanjivani.

11. Crime Reporter

Best part: Figuring how oddly the host will say "Chain se sona hai toh jaag jaao" in every episode.
Zee News

Best part: Figuring how oddly the host will say "Chain se sona hai toh jaag jaao" in every episode.

12. Yeh Meri Life Hai

Best part: Watching Pooja persist with her dream to become the next Karan Johar despite people calling her a "behenji".
Sony

Best part: Watching Pooja persist with her dream to become the next Karan Johar despite people calling her a "behenji".

13. Left Right Left

Best part: Literally any time Captain Rajveer was on screen.
SAB

Best part: Literally any time Captain Rajveer was on screen.

14. Khullja Sim Sim

Best part: Revelling in the sadistic joy of someone opening a door to a "Tai tai fish".
Star Plus

Best part: Revelling in the sadistic joy of someone opening a door to a "Tai tai fish".

15. Oye! It's Friday

Best part: Watching Farhan Akhtar try very hard to make us laugh.
NDTV

Best part: Watching Farhan Akhtar try very hard to make us laugh.

16. 8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter

Best part: Relating to the daughters on the show because of our overprotective Indian parents.
ABC

Best part: Relating to the daughters on the show because of our overprotective Indian parents.

17. Karishma Ka Karishma

Best part: Watching Karishma's annoying neighbours get superrrr confused about her origins.
Star Plus

Best part: Watching Karishma's annoying neighbours get superrrr confused about her origins.

18. Kkusum

Best part: Even if you didn't care about the plot, singing "K-kusum" with the theme song was something you looked forward to.
Sony

Best part: Even if you didn't care about the plot, singing "K-kusum" with the theme song was something you looked forward to.

19. Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin

Best part: Constantly wondering what Jassi actually looked like.
Sony

Best part: Constantly wondering what Jassi actually looked like.

20. Takeshi's Castle

Pogo

Best part: Listening to Javed Jaffrey narrate a ton of Japanese people falling over themselves in ridiculous looking tasks.

21. Clarissa Explains It All

Best part: Wondering why her friend always came in using the ladder instead of the door. And let's not forget her stellar style statements.
Nickelodeon

Best part: Wondering why her friend always came in using the ladder instead of the door. And let's not forget her stellar style statements.

22. Kamzor Kadii Kaun

Best part: Any time someone was kicked off the show for being the worst on the team or just because.
Star Plus

Best part: Any time someone was kicked off the show for being the worst on the team or just because.

23. Lakmé Fashion House

Star One
Star One

Best part: They were judged by Donatella Versace. I mean...

24. Kumkum

Best part: Just watching that intro and wondering how her bindi was always round AF despite self-application.
Star Plus

Best part: Just watching that intro and wondering how her bindi was always round AF despite self-application.

25. On The Run

Best part: Watching Purab, Anushka and Sarah-Jane conquer (or fail at) some pretty fun tasks while touring through India by road.
Channel [V]

Best part: Watching Purab, Anushka and Sarah-Jane conquer (or fail at) some pretty fun tasks while touring through India by road.

26. That's So Raven

Best part: Shaking your head and telling yourself you'd be way more careful as a psychic than Raven was.
Disney

Best part: Shaking your head and telling yourself you'd be way more careful as a psychic than Raven was.

27. The Great Indian Laughter Challenge

Best part: Watching the origins of the "Sidhu laugh" and having a soft corner for the host, Parizaad Kolah.
Star One

Best part: Watching the origins of the "Sidhu laugh" and having a soft corner for the host, Parizaad Kolah.

28. Lizzie McGuire

Best part: The three-way conversations Lizzie, Gordo and Miranda had waaay before concalls were a norm and the possibility of an animated conscience.
Disney

Best part: The three-way conversations Lizzie, Gordo and Miranda had waaay before concalls were a norm and the possibility of an animated conscience.

29. Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai

Best part: Watching your favourite celebrity's childhood friends come out and expose their idiocies from way back when.
ZeeTV

Best part: Watching your favourite celebrity's childhood friends come out and expose their idiocies from way back when.

30. Khichdi

Best part: Literally any time Hansa needed a dictionary and sought Praful instead.
Hats Off Productions

Best part: Literally any time Hansa needed a dictionary and sought Praful instead.